Chicago, IL (February 1, 2020) – A train accident in the Far South Side of Chicago left one person severely injured on Saturday, February 1st. The injured party was struck by the train near the intersection of 115th Street and Perry Avenue in the Roseland area. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to the injured victim.
The circumstances of the accident aren’t clear at this time. It was reported that the injured victim was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center for treatment. No other details on the crash are known at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Train Accidents in Chicago
Nearly every 115 minutes, someone is hit by a train. Each year, there are around 5,800 train accidents reported in the United States.
Nearly 1,000 people are killed in these collisions. Injured victims often have to deal with significant damages that can impact their lives for years to come. In some cases, a qualified Illinois personal injury lawyer can help you pursue deserved compensation.
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